Metamaterial Technologies Inc.(MTI) announced the closing of their Series A funding round on April 11, with $8.3 million raised. The financing round was led by Radar Capital Inc, and saw participation from a variety of investors including Innovacorp. The...
Image courtesy of Virginia TechExosuits have been floating around in our imagination for decades. Powered exosuits represent superhuman strength while unpowered exosuits assist with endurance and reduced likelihood of injury from physical activities.Companies such as Lockheed Martin and...
For decades, space exploration and experimentation has been the playground for world governments and wealthy academics. Exposure to space was limited to sci-fi, the odd government broadcast, and conspiracy theories. Normal people could only buy their loved ones stars...
The many uses of graphene and other carbon-based structures such as carbon nanotubes have been making rounds in the news for the last decade. Usually, it’s alongside the terms lightest, darkest, strongest, and other -est’s, because carbon is one...
Space should belong to everyone. One thing citizens of Earth struggle with even now while we are predominantly terrestrial is distribution of wealth both in terms of money and the currency of the modern day--data. Data and dollars alike...
NASA has recently announced the beneficiaries of its Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. This program determines small research projects from outside of NASA that are relevant to its own interests. The 19 projects that have been chosen will...
NASA is experimenting with 3D printed radiation shielding and radiation sensors known as Radiation Environment Sensors (REMs) to determine the effects and levels of radiation in space on the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) that launched on a SpaceX...
Nasa recently delayed their manned mission to Mars, but even more recently, NASA decided to push forward with their plans to explore 16 Psyche, an asteroid that is composed of almost exclusively nickel-iron ore. The value of this asteroid...
Space technology has always been fodder for the best science fiction because of its vastness and the wonder it imbues in the human mind. These satellite companies create tech to operate in space every day, and they are making...
Plasma thrusters and ion thrusters have been a prominent area of research in recent times due to their potential for acceleration and fuel efficiency. Among the chief restrictions for using plasma thrusters has always been finding an effective means...

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